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Climate Change, Societal Demand And Food Security

Climate Change, Societal Demand And Food Security

Fri, April 16, 2010; 11:00 - 12:30

By 2050, there will be an estimated 2.3 billion more people to feed, one third more than today. Additionally, new sources of food demand have emerged with increased use of food crops for bio fuels. Longstanding under-investment in agriculture, along with sharp increases in fuel and food prices followed by the economic crisis, have driven an estimated 100 million more people into poverty. This session brings together recognised experts and innovators in the field to outline solutions to this looming global threat.




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